Early US Silver Commemorative Coins
Early U.S. Commemorative Coins - When it comes to commemorative coins, no nation has surpassed the United States. Commemoratives have been popular among collectors since the days of the Greeks and Romans, and they are issued by many nations today. Early U.S. Silver commemorative coins come in varieties celebrating famed people and important events.
Some of the nation’s greatest sculptors, including Charles Barber, George Morgan and James Earle Fraser took part in designing what is arguably the most beautiful commemorative Silver coins ever made. APMEX offers a superb selection of classic U.S. commemorative coins issued between 1892 and 1954.
Classic U.S. commemorative coins were minted to commemorate important events and noteworthy people in American history. Before the creation of the newspaper as a widely circulated news source, early Silver commemoratives proved a useful means of passing along news and information with its design. Fifty different issues of commemorative coins were issued between 1892 for the World's Columbian Exposition, and 1954 for Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver. The complete set has 144 different date and mintmark combinations. Many collectors succeed in completing either or both of these stunning collections.
To view available U.S. Silver Commemoratives or to get Silver value, click on the image representing the Silver coins of your interest:
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